Show #152 - Staying Low like Zhang Jike

3 years ago


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This Day in History - 1:16

1789 Bastille Day , 1850 - The first public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration is staged at Apalachicola, Florida, USA, by Dr John Gorrie.

Last #PQOTD - 2:17

Are there any lessons you have learned from Wimbledon that are relevant to Table Tennis?

#PQOTD - 5:55

How do you take in the Ask the Coach Shows? Blog, Youtube, Facebook or Podcast?

Technique Tuesday - 6:27

Slow Spinny Topspin

Stopping the Attacker - 10:21

Brock: How can I defend myself against an agressive attacker that return all my short ball, I know '' Keep it short'' but I can do it shorter. Help!

Differences Between Long Pimples and Short Pimples - 12:39

Mike D: History was made today, New Horizons flies by Pluto giving mankind its closest view ever! Sometimes I play against long pips and short pips players, is there a difference in tactics when trying to win a match between those two and if so, what are they?

Banana Flick Footwork - 14:27

Ilia: Hi Alois and Jeff. What is the correct footwork for playing backhand banana flick from the forehand side cross-court (to rightie's forehand)?

Backspin, No spin Variation - 16:01

Eugene: How do I get good variation on my back spin and no spin serves? These serves are only effective with good variation especially the no spin or less back spin serve. Plus the sound of the ball is different which is going tell which serve it is.

Warm Ups - 18:14

Kourosh: What is the best way to warm up your wrist and shoulder and body in general. I feel some pain in my active wrist and wonder as I have a strong backhand i may have overdone it.

Fast Serves - 20:04

Krishan: I was wondering how to serve fast balls to make it hard for the opponent to send it back. How could you improve the speed of your serve?

Staying Low Like Zhang Jike - 22:09

Tam: Hi Pingskills how can I stay low all game like zhang jike when I try and do it my legs get tired halfway through which forces me to stand up straight any suggestions?

Links in this Episode

Slow Spinny Topspin - for premium members

Keeping the Ball Low

Master Class on Fast Pushing - for premium members

Sidespin Backhand Flick

Table Tennis Serve Variations

Basic Stance